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Highlights of 2009-2010 Broadway Season

2009-2010 Broadway Season Officially Ends

HIGHLIGHTS OF A HISTORIC STAR-FILLED YEAR, PACKED WITH SHOWS:

Burn The Floor • Bye Bye Birdie • The Royal Family • Hamlet • After Miss Julie • Wishful Drinking • Ragtime • White Christmas  • A Little Night Music • A View From the Bridge • The Miracle Worker • A Behanding in Spokane •
Times Stands Still • Present Laughter • Next Fall • Looped • Red • Lend Me a Tenor • Million Dollar Quartet • La Cage aux Folles •  Sondheim on Sondheim • Fences • Collected Stories • Everyday Rapture


With the opening last night of Roundabout Theatre Company’s Everyday Rapture, the 2009-2010 Broadway Season officially comes to an end.
 
One of the busiest and exciting Broadway seasons in years included many moments that will make it truly memorable.  
 
Follow along with us on Twitter (@BBBway) as we look back at this electric, star-packed season.  
 
@OfficialBTF:
“Last summer, the Longacre heated up with the dancers of BURN THE FLOOR.  Maks and Karina from DWTS were a special treat for audiences.”
 
@B3onBroadway:
“The new Henry Miller’s Theatre opened in September with the first revival of the famous rock-n-roll musical BYE BYE BIRDIE.  Mayor Bloomberg cut the ribbon!”

@MTC_NYC:
“THE ROYAL FAMILY was so luscious, even the NY Times is still talking about it:   http://tinyurl.com/39yw4vg .”
 
@HamletBway09:
“Jude Law returned to Broadway last fall in the Donmar Warehouse’s mega-hit acclaimed production of HAMLET.”
 
@NightMusicBway:
“Celebrated stars Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury lit up Broadway this Winter in the first revival of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC.”
 
@RTC_NYC:
“Carrie Fisher had audiences rolling in the aisles as she told her sordid, martini soaked tale in WISHFUL DRINKING.”
 
@BBBWAY:
“The Neil Simon Plays: Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by David Cromer, earns enthusiastic reviews, but plays briefly at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre.”
 
@RTC_NYC:
“Patrick Marber’s AFTER MISS JULIE brought Sienna Miller & Jonny Lee Miller together in an intoxicating tango.”
 
@SignatureTheatr:
 “Signature Theatre enjoys one of its biggest critical successes with the marathon trilogy production, Horton Foote’s THE ORPHANS’ HOME CYCLE, directed by Michael Wilson.”
 
@RagtimeonBway09:
“The celebrated musical RAGTIME returned to Broadway this Fall, breathing new life into the beloved American epic.”
 
@BBBWAY:
“IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS returned to Broadway at the Marquis Theatre this Winter, making it New York’s newest holiday tradition.”

@VIEWonBroadway:
“The new year began dramatically with Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson in a definitive production of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE.
 
@RTC_NYC:
“The dashing Victor Garber nailed the classic Noel Coward matinee idol role in a very funny revival of PRESENT LAUGHTER.”
 
@MTC_NYC:
“Donald Margulies’ newest play, TIME STANDS STILL earns rave reviews in its Broadway debut at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.”
 
@MiracleWorkerNY:
“THE MIRACLE WORKER brought Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin to Circle in the Square for her Broadway debut, alongside Tony nominee Alison Pill.”
 
@LoopedBroadway:
“Valerie Harper returned to Broadway in March in a tour-de-force performance as Tallulah Bankhead in LOOPED.”
 
@NextFall:
“Geoffrey Naufft’s new American play NEXT FALL opened in March and was lauded by critics for its humor, compassion and depth.”
 
@BehandingBWAY:
“March roared in like a lion with Chris Walken’s memorable portrayal of a one-handed man in A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE.”
 
@MillionDQuartet:
“In April, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET became Broadway’s newest smash hit musical featuring a treasure trove of beloved rock and roll songs.”
 
@LendTenorNYC:
“Uproarious laughter has filled The Music Box since the April bow of Ken Ludwig’s madcap comedy Lend Me A Tenor, directed by Stanley Tucci.”
 
@RedonBroadway:
“Stage & screen vet Alfred Molina and Broadway newcomer Eddie Redmayne paint NY RED in John Logan’s new play, directed by Michael Grandage.”
 
@LaCageBroadway:
“LA CAGE AUX FOLLES opens to raves for Kelsey Grammer & Douglas Hodge and the ingeniously reinvented production, directed by Terry Johnson.”
 
@RTC_NYC:
“The adoration for Sondheim’s musical genius continued this spring in SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM.  Barbara Cook is a rare treat for Broadway audiences.”
 
@MTC_NYC:
“Donald Margulies’ COLLECTED STORIES premiered on Broadway at MTC, starring Linda Lavin, Sarah Paulson and directed by Lynne Meadow.”
 
@FencesBroadway:
“The first Broadway revival of FENCES, directed by Kenny Leon, opened to a chorus of raves for stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis.
 
@RTC_NYC:
“Sherie Rene Scott finished the season off with a bang, wowing critics with her new musical EVERYDAY RAPTURE.” 

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Watch Online – Miracle Worker’s Modine on WNBC’s “Talk Stoop”

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BROADWAY’S “THE MIRACLE WORKER” STAR

MATTHEW MODINE

ON WNBC’s “TALK STOOP”

Click To Watch: http://tinyurl.com/yh9tz4p

FINAL PERFORMANCE THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 4th

Golden Globe Award® winner and Emmy Award® nominee Matthew Modine (the film Short Cuts, “And the Band Played On”), now starring in Broadway’s THE MIRACLE WORKER, recently sat down with WNBC’s “Talk Stoop” host Cat Greenleaf at her Brooklyn home.

Now watch the complete segment online:

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/station/as-seen-on/Talk_Stoop__Matthew_Modine_New_York.html

The first Broadway revival of William Gibson’s Tony Award® winning play will play its final performance at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street), this Sunday, April 4th, 2010.

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Watch Online – Miracle Worker’s Breslin & Pill on NY-1 News “On Stage”

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BROADWAY’S “THE MIRACLE WORKER” STARS

ABIGAIL BRESLIN & ALISON PILL

ON NY-1 NEWS “ON STAGE”

Click To Watch:

http://www.ny1.com/content/116094/story

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Watch Online – Miracle Worker’s Modine CNN.com Video Feature

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BROADWAY’S “THE MIRACLE WORKER” STAR

MATTHEW MODINE

CNN.COM VIDEO FEATURE

Click To Watch: http://tinyurl.com/9v426

Golden Globe Award® winner and Emmy Award® nominee Matthew Modine (the film Short Cuts, “And the Band Played On”), now starring in Broadway’s THE MIRACLE WORKER, is featured with a CNN.com video where the actor and activist discusses making his Broadway debut.

Now watch the complete segment online: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2010/03/29/Matthew.Modine.cnn

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Broadway’s The Miracle Worker Plays Final Performance April 4

THE MIRACLE WORKER

TO PLAY FINAL PERFORMANCE ON BROADWAY
SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2010

AT CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE

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Watch Online – Miracle Worker’s Modine on WNBC’s “LX New York”

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BROADWAY’S “THE MIRACLE WORKER” STAR

MATTHEW MODINE

ON WNBC’S “LX NEW YORK”

Click To Watch Now: http://tinyurl.com/yh72zzs

Golden Globe Award® winner and Emmy Award® nominee Matthew Modine (the film Short Cuts, “And the Band Played On”), now making his Broadway debut in THE MIRACLE WORKER, visited WNBC’s “LX New York” live yesterday.

Now watch the full segment online:

http://www.nbcnewyork.com/shows/lxnewyork/Matthew_Modine_Talks__The_Miracle_Worker__All__National_.html

“LX New York” airs daily from 5:00 – 6:00p.m.  on WNBC, Channel 4 in the New York Metropolitan area and New Jersey.

The first Broadway revival of William Gibson’s Tony Award® winning play is in previews at Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th Street), where it will officially open next Wednesday, March 3rd.

Staged in the round for the first time, THE MIRACLE WORKER also stars Academy Award® nominee Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Tony Award® nominee Alison Pill (Broadway’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore, film Milk), Jennifer Morrison (Fox series “House,” film Star Trek), Tony Award® winner Elizabeth Franz (Death of a Salesman) and features Tobias Segal, Daniel Oreskes, Michael Cummings, Simone Joy Jones, Yvette Ganier and Lance Chantiles-Wertz.

Set in Tuscumbia, Alabama in the 1880s, THE MIRACLE WORKER tells the story of the young Helen Keller, who became blind and deaf after a childhood illness, and the extraordinary woman, Annie Sullivan, who taught her to communicate with the world.

THE MIRACLE WORKER features scenic design by Derek McLane, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Kenneth Posner, original music and sound design by Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen, hair design by Charles LaPointe, and physical coaching and movement by Lee Sher.

THE MIRACLE WORKER is produced by David Richenthal, Eric Falkenstein, Randall L. Wreghitt, Barbara & Buddy Freitag, Dan Frishwasser, Joseph J. Grano, Jr., Mallory Factor, Cheryl Lachowicz, Martha Falkenberg, Bruce J. Carusi & Susan Altamore Carusi, Lynn Shaw, David & Sheila Lehrer; in association with Connie Bartlow Kristan and Jamie deRoy/Remmel T. Dickinson.

For ticket and scheduling information visit:

www.miracleworkeronbroadway.com

Miracle Worker’s Modine & Morrison on WOR Radio’s “Joan Hamburg” – 3/26

BROADWAY’S “THE MIRACLE WORKER” STARS

MATTHEW MODINE and JENNIFER MORRISON

ON WOR RADIO’S “THE JOAN HAMBURG SHOW”

FRIDAY, MARCH 26 at 12:06p

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